Swiftwater Rescue Technician

Swiftwater Rescue Level I - Technician

Building upon the skills and knowledge gained in the Awareness and Operations level courses, Swiftwater Rescue - Technician is an advanced level of training that involves team leadership skills, as well as practical and technical training. During this two-day training program, participants will develop skills necessary to meet the NFPA 1670 Technician requirements, which include management of the water rescue scene and supervision of rescuers with Operations level training. Topics covered include scene safety and management, hydrology and river hazards, boat-based rescues, technical rescue systems, contact rescues, victim assessment and much more.

Prerequisites : Swiftwater Rescue – Operations and IMS 200 (ICS)

Other Requirements : Physically capable of actively participating in all exercises. Students must provide their own PPE and personal gear

Other Recommended Courses : BLS for Healthcare Providers (Rescue Breathing / CPR / SAED)and Hazardous Materials – Awareness

In addition to our open enrollment courses held in Mercer County, New Jersey, we also offer a generous host agency program for those departments who wish to hold a class in their own locality, and can provide such training on either open or closed enrollment basis. To receive more information regarding our host agency program, please contact the office to receive the information via fax.